|Born||July 18, 1989
Victoria, BC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|NHL team||Dallas Stars|
|NHL Draft||129th overall, 2007
Jamie Benn (born July 18, 1989 in Victoria, British Columbia) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger . He currently plays for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL). His older brother Jordie Benn also plays for the Dallas Stars.
Before playing in the NHL, Benn played 2 seasons with the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League (WHL). He won a gold medal with Canada at the 2009 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships when they defeated Sweden in the Finals. He also scored the game-winning goal in Canada's first game against Norway and the only goal in a 1-0 win against the United States in the semi-final game.
References[change | change source]
- "Jamie Benn gets winner as Team Canada beats Norway 3-1 on Thursday". Canadian Olympic Team. http://olympic.ca/2014/02/13/jamie-benn-gets-winner-as-team-canada-beats-norway-3-1-on-thursday/. Retrieved 2014-03-21.
- "Jamie Benn leads Canada to win over U.S. in men's hockey semifinal". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. http://olympics.cbc.ca/news/article/article=canada-beats-men-hockey-semifinal.html. Retrieved 2014-03-21.